Bi-Lingual Education

The Media Blog at National Review has an article on Texas Bi-Lingual Education
Bilingual Education Still Doesn’t Work
by Kevin D. Williamson

I’ve spent a lot of time writing and yakking about what Texas does right in terms of public policy. But you know what doesn’t work in Texas? Bilingual education. The Texas Public Policy Foundation released an interesting report today. Bottom line:

“Bilingual education has a negative effect on reading, math, writing, and science achievement in English,” Dr. Rossell said. “Furthermore, lower testing rates for ELL students artificially raise ELL achievement because the lowest scoring students are not tested.”

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